Re: Screw non-free.
On Thu, Mar 11, 2004 at 06:26:41PM -0600, Ean Schuessler wrote:
> The Social Contract starts "Debian will remain 100% Free Software".
This sections also says
We will support our users who develop and run non-free
software on Debian, but we will never make the system depend on an
item of non-free software.
_You_ have personally agreed that _you_ will support the Debian users
who run non-free software on Debian by becoming a Debian developer.
> Are we strong enough to make it stick? Will we lose market share? Maybe. If
> that scares us maybe we should work harder on building market share. Let's
> remember, though, that Debian didn't get to be the fastest growing Linux
> distribution by compromising its moral code.
Our Priorities are Our Users and Free Software
Note that there's an "and".
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